BHP prices bond issue

BHP Billiton has priced a two tranche billion Euro bond under its Euro Medium Term Note program.

This Euro bond issue consists of €1.25 billion 2.125% bonds due in 2018, and smaller €750 million 3% bonds due in 2024, totaling €2 billion in all.

The miner says the proceeds of the issue will be used for general corporate purposes. 

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